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[Java Parity] Glowing and Spectral Arrows

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    SkorpionJayst commented
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    I really want to see the glowing effect in Bedrock too, not just in the Java Edition

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    LilMacMain7 commented
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    An added note: this seems especially relevant considering that in recent snapshots, bells now apply the Glowing effect to nearby pillagers.

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    Kolya 345 commented
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    I want to see the spectral arrows too

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    Yes yes yes yes YEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSS

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    prestonle890 commented
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    I would really like to see this added in Bedrock, especially with the new Illager raids. Ringing the bell gives Java players the ability to see all the remaining Pillagers so they can kill them easier. But in Bedrock it can be a little difficult finding the remaining ones without the glowing effect.

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    It thruw

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    Blast Burner commented
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    You guys don't get those items and effects?! *immediately clicks vote button*

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    RomaqRosher commented
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    On my private server, we are all friends and we do not have "PVP" unless I say something smart and my wife swats me. In Java, I have a permanent "set all players glowing" effect. Bedrock? No can do! Please get Java parity on effects.

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    Darknight522 commented
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    Problem:

    Sadly this feature is currently impossible with the bedrock engine. The reason is that the way it renders the world. The problem is whatever you are not looking at (whether it is behind you or a block) is not rendered. The entire point of the Glow effect is that you can see things behind blocks. If it is not rendered then it cannot make the Glow effect. (This was made so lower-end phones could run the game)

    Solution:

    Hopefully, the new engine (The Render Dragon) renders blocks and entities even if you are not looking at them so we can have Spectral Arrows and the Glow effect.

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    MPolo455 commented
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    Please add glowing effect on bedrock!!!

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    Samuel Miller commented
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    Yes, now that spectral arrows generate naturally in Bastion Remnants, Bedrock should get the same loot tables with spectral arrows as well. Spectral arrows also seem to be very common in Bastion chests on Java as well, so it would be much different without them.

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    Yes, I would love this idea. Right now, Java (only) can find spectral arrows in bastions and us bedrock players can't.

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    Ouroboros4697 commented
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    Bedrock edition needs this parity, glowing effect was awesome and in the latest java snapshot, they include it in piglin bartering items.

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    Please bring these to all versions of the game. I think spectral arrows are so cool.

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    Nahum Yoo commented
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    just saying, in the bedrock edition flattening, they are going to add it so yeah, it's announced

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    paptasos00 commented
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    I often struggle to find the remaining pillagers during raids (they find their way into caves or inside ponds). The glowing effect given by ringing the bells is much needed so that those raids can finish.